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Sleep and Breathing

International Journal of the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine

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24.06.2017 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article Open Access

The influence of head-of-bed elevation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder characterized by repetitive partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway during sleep [ 1 – 3 ]. The pathophysiology of OSA is complex and is caused by the interplay of both anatomical and …

20.06.2017 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Conference Report

“Make OSA great again” Report from the 113th American Thoracic Society International Conference (2017) in Washington DC

16.06.2017 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Letter to the Editors

Time for a standardized clinical assessment for narcolepsy with obstructive sleep apnea

14.06.2017 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Discordant sleep parameters among actigraphy, polysomnography, and perceived sleep in patients with sleep-disordered breathing in comparison with patients with chronic insomnia disorder

Actigraphy (ACT) is a small wrist-watch-like device that monitors movements for extended periods of time [ 1 ]. ACT is used with low-cost, non-invasive, and long-term monitoring for the diagnosis and evaluation of insomnia, sleep-wake cycle …

13.06.2017 | Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders • Original Article

Auto-trilevel versus bilevel positive airway pressure ventilation for hypercapnic overlap syndrome patients

The “overlap syndrome (OS)” means the coexistence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in one patient [ 1 – 3 ]. OS patients are more liable to have more severe hypoxiemia and hypercapnia …

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Sleep and Breathing reflects the international state of the science and practice of sleep medicine. The journal is founded on the recognition that management of sleep disorders requires a multi-disciplinary approach and diverse perspectives. Sleep and Breathing presents timely and original peer-reviewed studies on the management of the upper airway during sleep.

The journal presents cutting edge information on common sleep disorders and disruptions, including insomnia and shift work. Coverage includes patient studies, and studies that emphasize the principles of physiology and pathophysiology or illustrate novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the journal features articles describing patient-oriented and cost-benefit health outcomes research. It is dedicated to making the most important developments in sleep disordered breathing easily accessible to all who treat sleep apnea, presenting well-chosen, well-written, and highly organized information that is useful in patient care.

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